Phoenix Entertainment is planning for a touring revival of the award-winning musical Ragtime, helmed by Marcia Milgrom Dodge, who received a Tony nomination for her work on the 2009 revival, Playbill.com has confirmed.
A representative for the production told Playbill.com that a tour will commence in fall 2015 and it will be "much in the spirit" of the 2009 production, which was nominated for six 2010 Tony Awards, including Best Revival of a Musical.
Here's how the musical is billed: "At the dawn of a new century, everything is changing… and anything is possible. Ragtime returns to North America in a striking, all-new touring production from the producing team that most recently brought you The Color Purple and Spamalot. The stories of an upper-class wife, a determined Jewish immigrant and a daring young Harlem musician unfold — set in turn-of-the-century New York — all three united by their desire and belief in a brighter tomorrow."
Ragtime features a Tony Award-winning score by Stephen Flaherty and Lynn Ahrens and a Tony-winning book by Terrence McNally. The original production opened in January 1998 at the Ford Center for the Performing Arts.
You're invited to spend an evening filled with personal tales of difficult choices, bad breaks, worse men and some of the most glorious songs ever written. It's an intimate evening, up close with a legend.
So pull up a chair and order up a drink. Because she's got a life to sing. Tickets as low as $85!
Fuerza Bruta Wayra
Here Lies Love
On The Town
Piece of My Heart
Scenes From A Marriage
Sex With Strangers
The Country House
The Good and The True
This is Our Youth
You Can't Take It With You